The second expansion for the critically praised strategy-RPG Crusader Kings II focuses on the Byzantine Empire. In the rich political world of Byzantium, the vassals have been scheming. They have split into factions and they are banding together to revolt against your rule.
Legacy of Rome contains a wealth of new features to outsmart them and maintain your empire. The finals breaths of the Roman Empire are in your hands!
Crusader Kings II explores one of the defining periods of world history in an experience crafted by Paradox Development Studio, the masters of Grand Strategy. Medieval Europe is brought to life in this epic game of knights, schemes, and thrones.
Explore the Intricate Faction System: Join a faction to put pressure on your liege and to keep track of factions in your own realm
Raise Standing Armies: You will now be able to use retinues to have standing armies in your domain. The size is determined by technology
Experience Factional Revolts: No more easily defeated rebellions. Disgruntled vassals will now band together in revolt against your rule
Appoint Orthodox Patriarchs: Orthodox kingdoms and empires can now control their own heads of religion instead of being dependent on the patriarch of Constantinople
Streamlined Mobilization: You will always raise a single, larger levy from your direct vassal; no need to worry about the opinions of the lower vassals
Leader Focus: Appoint your generals wisely, their traits & skills are now of vital importance on the field of battle. More commander traits are now added to increase the importance of your choice of military leaders
Explore Byzantine Events & Decisions: Legacy of Rome includes many specific events & decisions to make the Byzantine Empire come alive
Improve Your Ruler: You can now actively strive to improve your skills or traits through the new Self Improvement Ambitions
Is geography destiny? Why repeat history when you could forge a new geography each time you begin a game? The Scrambled Nations map pack includes maps for the geographic regions of Canada, Australia, Japan, Scandinavia, Great Britain, France, Turkey, Italy, Russia and China. The geographic outlines of each nation are exact; however, special scripts produce randomized interiors each time a new game begins, allowing for endless replayability.
What King will you be? Conqueror, Usurper or Diplomat? "A Game of Thrones - Genesis" immerses you into the heart of the battles and intrigues between the Houses that shaped the Kingdom of Westeros. From Nymeria's arrival in the Kingdom of Dorne to the awakening of the "Others" beyond the Wall, you'll live the origins of A Game of Thrones saga through more than 1000 years of history, by taking part in Westeros' founding events and largest battles. In this great strategy game, victory does not necessarily result from brute force. You can choose to use a military approach and besiege your opponents, strangle them in an economical war, or even use dirty tricks and diplomacy to politically crush them. Treachery and deception are everywhere and can be more efficient than the most powerful army. So watch your back and show no mercy if you want to keep sat on the Iron Throne. Key Features:The video game adaptation of the fantasy saga "A Song of Ice and Fire" by George RR Martin. A deep and exciting gameplay combining strategy, diplomacy and politics. Discover the origins of the universe of the Iron Throne through the Story mode, and participate in major conflicts that have shaped Westeros. Compete against up to 7 other players in multiplayer. Form alliances, break them, show subtle tactics and crush your opponents!